Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “warmup”

warmup

noun [C]    /ˈwɔrmˌʌp/
a period of exercise or practice to prepare for something: He injured his knee during pregame warmups. I bought an exercise video, but I never got further than the warmup exercises.
(Definition of warmup noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of warmup

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More